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2018 Municipal Election

The next municipal election will be held Saturday, October 20, 2018 where eligible voters will be voting for one (1) Mayor and six (6) Councillors to serve on municipal Council for the next four years.  Voting will take place at Municipal Hall, Dutch Lake Community Centre, 209 Dutch Lake Road on:

Advance Voting Day:  Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
General Voting Day:  Saturday, October 20, 2018, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm

Key Election Dates


Voting in a municipal election is an important part of the democratic process. Elected Officials make many decisions that affect you, your family and your neighbours every day. Your vote counts!

FAQ – Resident Electors
FAQ – Non-Resident Property Electors


Get information about running for District of Clearwater Council including council member roles and responsibilities, candidate qualifications and the nomination process.

To be eligible to run as a candidate, at the time of nomination a person must meet the following criteria:

  • 18 years of age or older on the day of voting;
  • a Canadian citizen;
  • a resident of British Columbia for at least six months prior to voting day;
  • not disqualified under the Local Government Act or any other enactment, or by law from voting in a local election.

Nomination Information Guide
Candidate Nomination Package

Election Guides & Other Resources

Here you will find guides and other educational materials for candidates, voters, third party sponsors and elector organizations.

Candidate’s Guide to Local Elections in B.C. 2018
Elector Organization Endorsement Package
Guide to Local Elections Campaign Financing in BC for Elector Organizations and their Financial Agents
Guide to Local Elections Campaign Financing in BC for Candidates and their Financial Agents